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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Lancaster
Town
Forton
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69424
Current location

on north wall
United Reformed Church
School Lane
Forton
Lancaster
Lancashire
PR3 0AS
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 48818 51237
Denomination: United Reformed

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Description
White Marble Plaque on grey marble backboard
Inscription
ERECTED/BY RELATIVES AND FRIENDS/IN AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE OF/PRIVATE JAMES ARMER/LABOUR COMPANY, ROYAL ENGINEERS/MORTALLY WOUNDED IN ACTION AT CAMBRAI/DEC 3RD 1917, AND DIED IN HOSPITAL AT ROUEN/AGED 27 YEARS/HE WAS THE ADOPTED SON OF/JOHN AND ELIZABETH ARKWRIGHT, OF FORTON/AND AS SCHOLAR AND WORSHIPPER/DEEPLY ATTACHED TO THIS SANCTUARY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armer, James
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, regiment, manner of death, date of death, age, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 590mm, width 740mm
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 40mm, height 820mm, width 915mm
    Materials: Marble - Grey
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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